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American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 14 Issue 2 - Feb 2014

Ethical Review of Health Systems Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Conceptual Exploration Adnan A. Hyder, Abbas Rattani, Carleigh Krubiner, Abdulgafoor M. Bachani & Nhan T. Tran

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 7 Issue 11 - Nov 2007

Response to Open Peer Commentaries on "Health Literacy, Health Inequality and a Just Health Care System"

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 7 Issue 11 - Nov 2007

Response to Open Commentaries for "The Effectiveness and Ethical Justification of Psychiatric Outpatient Commitment"

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 7 Issue 11 - Nov 2007

Health Literacy, Health Inequality and a Just Healthcare System

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 7 Issue 11 - Nov 2007

The Effectiveness and Ethical Justification of Psychiatric Outpatient Commitment

News (11)

March 11, 2014 2:10 pm

Elizabeth Warren vows fight for gender equality in medical studies

Sen. Elizabeth Warren vowed yesterday to push for a new federal law to cut the gender bias from medical research if federal agencies such as the National Institutues of Health don’t take steps to address the issue.

March 3, 2014 4:08 pm

Women Still Left Out of Medical Research: Report

Two decades after the passage of a landmark law mandating that women be represented in government-funded medical research, a new report reveals that the world of science is still ignoring women’s unique health issues far more than it should.

January 7, 2014 7:50 pm

Racism May Speed Cellular Aging In African American Men

Researchers at the University of Maryland reported today that racism appears to accelerate aging in cells.

October 28, 2013 7:31 pm

Growing Up Poor Changes Young Brains

Exposure to poverty in early childhood was associated with smaller brain structures later in life, but nurturing seemed to offset poverty’s negative effect, researchers found.

August 20, 2013 3:00 pm

Judge: Woman with Down syndrome can live with friends

A 29-year-old Virginia woman with Down syndrome has prevailed over her parents in a guardianship case that allows her to live with her friends instead of in a group home.

January 18, 2013 11:55 am

Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study (Yahoo News)

Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study.

January 9, 2013 3:01 pm

Obesity, lack of insurance cited in U.S. health gap (Yahoo)

Overeating, lack of health insurance access and comparatively high poverty are among the many reasons why Americans are less healthy and die younger than people in other wealthy countries, a report requested by the U.S. government showed on Wednesday.

November 14, 2012 5:24 pm

Racism Is Bad for Health (IPS)

Because of cultural and social conventions in Brazil “blacks are seen in terms of stereotypes, and that leads to them not having the same guarantees in healthcare treatment as whites have,” Crisfanny Souza Soares, a psychologist with the National Network for Social Monitoring and Health of the Black Population, told IPS.

June 7, 2012 3:29 pm

More Hispanics die waiting for a heart transplant (Reuters)

Hispanic patients in need of a heart transplant are 50 percent more likely to die before they get one than white patients, according to new research. And although that wasn’t the case for black transplant patients in the study, the results suggest they have a higher chance of dying soon after they’ve received a donor heart than whites.

June 7, 2012 12:03 am

Denial of Transplants for Undocumented Sparks Protest in Chicago (Fox News)

A group headed by a Salvadoran-born priest are completing the third day of a hunger strike to protest the refusal by two Chicago hospitals to perform organ transplants on unauthorized immigrants who lack health insurance.

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